ECHL Today - March 17

Wheeling Nailers (31-25-7) at Adirondack Thunder (35-21-7)                             3 p.m. ET

  • Freddie Tiffels leads Wheeling against the Thunder with four goals and five points.
  • Adirondack’s Pierre-Luc Mercier is fifth among rookies with 174 shots on goal.
  • Nailers are tied for second with one shorthanded goal against on the road.
  • Thunder are 25-5-5 when scoring first.

Utah Grizzlies (25-24-13) at Manchester Monarchs (37-20-5)                              6 p.m. ET

  • Utah’s Taylor Richart leads defensemen with 16 goals.
  • Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman leads Manchester against the Grizzlies with six points (1g-5a).
  • Grizzlies are tied for the league lead with 19 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
  • Monarchs have outscored their opponents 85-68 in the second period.

Orlando Solar Bears (30-27-7) at Florida Everblades (43-12-6)                           7 p.m. ET

  • Orlando’s Cal Heeter is fifth with 2,124 minutes played.
  • Florida’s Logan Roe is fifth in plus-minus at +31.
  • Solar Bears are 20-4-2 when scoring first.
  • Everblades lead the league with 13 shorthanded goals.

Greenville Swamp Rabbits (21-34-8) at Norfolk Admirals (24-32-7)                   7 p.m. ET

  • Joe Basaraba leads Greenville against the Admirals with four points (2g-2a).
  • Norfolk’s Ty Reichenbach leads the league with 1,280 saves.
  • Swamp Rabbits are tied for third with nine wins when trailing after one period.
  • Admirals are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against at home.

Cincinnati Cyclones (35-23-2) at Kalamazoo Wings (29-26-6)                              7 p.m. ET

  • Cincinnati’s Justin Vaive is tied for third with nine power-play goals.
  • Tyler Biggs leads Kalamazoo against the Cyclones with six points (2g-4a).
  • Cyclones are second on the power play at 20.8 percent (48-for-231).
  • Wings have scored a league-leading 77 goals in the first period.

Brampton Beast (24-28-10) at Reading Royals (33-21-8)                                      7 p.m. ET

  • Alex Foster leads Brampton against the Royals with five goals and nine points.
  • Reading’s Frank Hora is tied for fourth among rookies in plus-minus at +17.
  • Beast are fourth on the penalty kill at 86.8 percent (250-for-288).
  • Royals have played past regulation in six of their last nine games.

Jacksonville Icemen (23-32-7) at Atlanta Gladiators (29-32-3)                             7:05 p.m. ET

  • Jimmy Lodge leads Jacksonville against the Gladiators with five goals and 13 points.
  • Atlanta’s Sean Bonar is tied for second with three shutouts.
  • Icemen are tied for fourth with 29.11 shots-against per game.
  • Gladiators are 19-3-1 when leading after two periods.

Fort Wayne Komets (42-16-4) at Worcester Railers (28-25-7)                              7:05 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Shawn Szydlowski leads the league with 71 points (27g-44a).
  • Worcester’s Chris Langkow is tied for the league lead with six shorthanded points (4g-2a).
  • Komets are 18-3-1 against non-divisional opponents.
  • Railers are tied for fifth with 10 shorthanded goals.

Toledo Walleye (44-15-5) at Indy Fuel (30-29-3)                                                    7:35 p.m. ET

  • Toledo’s Tyler Barnes is on a four-game goal streak (5g).
  • Robin Press leads Indy against the Walleye with seven points (1g-6a).
  • Walleye are tied for the league lead with two shorthanded goals against.
  • Fuel are tied for first on the power play at home at 25.0 percent (29-for-116).

Tulsa Oilers (28-24-11) at Kansas City Mavericks (30-28-4)                                 7:05 p.m. CT

  • Joey Sides leads Tulsa against the Mavericks with six points (3g-3a).
  • Kansas City’s Jared VanWormer leads rookies with nine power-play goals.
  • Oilers are second with 37.10 shots per game.
  • Mavericks are 15-5-4 in one-goal games.

Allen Americans (31-24-6) at Colorado Eagles (40-16-6)                                       7:05 p.m. MT

  • Allen’s Eric Roy is tied for third among defensemen with six power-play goals.
  • Colorado’s Matt Register leads defensemen with 56 points (14g-42a).
  • Americans are 12-4-2 when outshooting their opponent.
  • Eagles are fourth with 3.58 goals per game.

Wichita Thunder (33-24-6) at Rapid City Rush (20-38-5)                         7:05 p.m. MT

  • Wichita’s Jeremy Beaudry is tied for third among defensemen with six power-play goals.
  • Rapid City’s Daniel Leavens is tied for seventh among rookies with 28 assists.
  • Thunder are 21-8-2 when scoring first.
  • Rush are 11-5-3 when leading after two periods.